Breakfast Bars ~ 1992 Women’s Circle Home Cooking

The 1990s were a time of full time jobs, flush economy and busy schedules. Cooks wanted convenient, easy recipes to prepare. The 1992 cookbook Women’s Circle Home Cooking Light & Easy was full of this sort of recipe.

Breakfast Bars

Makes 18 bars

¼ cup butter or margarine
3 cups miniature marshmallows
½ cup peanut butter
½ cup nonfat milk
½ cup orange flavored instant breakfast drink
1 cup raisins
3 cups Cheerios cereal

Butter a 9x9x2 inch pan. Melt butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in milk, breakfast drink and peanut butter. Fold in raisins and cereal, stirring until coated. With buttered hands, pat evenly in pan. Cool. These are delicious with coffee for breakfast or anytime.

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